COLUMBIA — This week, Missourian photographers captured Missouri athletics, a fatal car collision, children at play and other scenes throughout Columbia.
In this photo by Julie Dimas, members of the Missouri softball team cheer as Kirsten Mack runs toward home plate after scoring a home run against the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday at University Field. Missouri won the game, its first against Kansas since 2012, with a final score of 6-3 .
Missouri's Shane Segovia misses a pitch in a game against Arkansas on Saturday at Taylor Stadium in this photo by Julie Dimas. With the 7-5 loss, Missouri's 15th consecutive in Southeastern Conference play, the team's season ended.
Julie Dimas captured Missouri's Alex Clark serving the ball during a doubles match against Arkansas on April 16 at the Missouri Tennis Complex. Clark returned to the courts in April for a strong finish after taking some time to herself following her mother's death in December.
A Ford Mustang sits in the middle of the road after a two-car collision Thursday morning on Route B south of Oakland Church Road in this photo by Brian Kratzer. The collision killed 34-year-old Rene Lopez-Espinoza of Columbia and seriously injured 60-year-old Richard Nelson of Hallsville.
Shelby Feistner captured Reid Lyle, owner and designer at Fast Yeti Custom Tees, as he prepared a shirt on Tuesday. The company, which opened its shop on April 8, specializes in custom T-shirts and embroidery but also sells custom hats and polos.
Mazzy Minor jumps around on May 10 in the Children's Learning Garden at the MU Child Development Lab in this photo by Julie Dimas. In the garden, which opened last fall, children get to plant, nurture and harvest season produce such as rosemary, sunflowers, cabbage and peas.
Ryan Ezell skateboards on May 11 in the Fifth and Walnut Street parking garage in this photo by Katie Bell. Dozens of skateboarders wheeled around the garage to compete in Parkside Skateshop's Garage Games.